[Dclug] Semi-OT: No Linux users on the Democratic Convention site
macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 15:31:14 EDT 2008
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Larry Howe <larry.howe at comjet.com> wrote:
> The thing that politicians and businessmen care about most is NUMBERS.
> That's why they have pollsters, right? So, everyone please visit this
> web site on your linux box so that we show up in their stats. Can you
> post the link?
> By all means send them a note but DON'T give some arcane philosophical
> argument about open source. Just tell them their site doesn't work on
> your computer and why is that. What is important is the NUMBER of people
> that do this, not what kind of philosophical arguments we throw at them.
I used sarcasm/satire, saying it was so nice of them to exclude me for
using a minority OS because of course it's always better to stand up
for the majority against the minority.
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